A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 14 May 2017

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


20-21 May 2017: Bennington, Vermont

3rd Annual Southern Vermont Mineral & Gem Show

Organized by: Southwestern Vermont Mineral & Gem Club

Grace Christian School (104 Kocher Drive)

20-21 May 2017: North Olmsted, Ohio (Cleveland area)

49th Annual Cleveland Area Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parma Lapidary Club

Soccer Sportsplex (31515 Lorain Road, North Olmsted)

20-21 May 2017: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Spring Outdoor Rock Swap & Sale

Organized by: The North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

20-21 May 2017: Leesport, Pennsylvania

49th Annual World of Gems and Minerals: Gemstone, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Berks Mineralogical Society

Leesport Farmer's Market (Route 61)

27-28 May 2017: Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Queen Mine Tour

Queen Mine Tour Building (478 N Dart Road)

27-28 May 2017: Show Low, Arizona

20th Annual White Mountain Gem & Mineral Club Show

Organized by: White Mountain Gem & Mineral Club

Hon-Dah Casino & Resort, Pinetop, Arizona

27-28 May 2017: St. Charles, Illinois (Chicago area)

41st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Chicagoland Gem & Mineral Association

New location: Kane County Fairgrounds (525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles)


2-4 June 2017: Wauseon, Ohio (Toledo area)

56th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Bead, Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: State Line Gem & Mineral Society

Fulton County Fairgrounds - Junior Fair Building (8514 State Highway 108, Wauseon)

3 June 2017: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

68th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

3-4 June 2017: Monroe, New York

Annual Mineral, Jewelry, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: Orange County Mineral Society

Museum Village (1010 Route 17M, Monroe)

3-4 June 2017: Canandaigua, New York

24th Annual GemFest Celebration

Organized by: Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club

Greater Canandaigua Civic Center (250 N. Bloomfield Road)

9-11 June 2017: Park Hills, Missouri

20th Annual Missouri Mines Rock Swap

Organized by: Missouri State Parks, Mineral Area Gem & Mineral Society, and the Greater St. Louis Association of Earth Science Clubs

Missouri Mines State Historic Site (south side of Highway 32, 1.5 miles west of US Highway 67)

10 June 2017: Skokie, Illinois (Chicago area)

6th Annual Rock Swap

Organized by: Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society

St. Peter's United Church of Christ (8013 Laramie Avenue)


8-9 July 2017: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Annual Rock, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society

Exchange Center at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds (4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa)

8-9 July 2017: Culver City, California

56th Annual Fiesta of Gems

Organized by: Culver City Rock & Mineral Club

Veterans Memorial Auditorium (4117 Overland Boulevard)

15-16 July 2017: Syracuse, New York

GemWorld 2017 - 51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse

SRC Arena and Event Center at Onondaga Community College (4585 West Seneca Turnpike)

30 July - 6 August 2017: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

33rd Annual Grassy Creek Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parkway Fire and Rescue Department

Parkway Fire and Rescue (136 Majestic View)


19 August 2017: Shelton, Washington

8th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale & Swap

Organized by: Shelton Rock & Mineral Society

Mason County Recreation Area (2100 E Johns Prairie Road)

26-27 August 2017: Canton, New York

51st Annual Show

Organized by: St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Canton Pavilion (90 Lincoln Street)

26-27 August 2017: Concord, New Hampshire

54th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Capital Mineral Club

Douglas N. Everett Arena (15 Loudon Road)


15-17 September 2017: Denver, Colorado

50th Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Greater Denver Area Gem & Mineral Council

Denver Mart Expo Hall (451 East 58th Avenue: I-25 at Exit 215)

16-17 September 2017: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club

Zembo Shrine Center (2801 North 3rd Street)

22-24 September 2017: Jacksonville, Florida

29th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Rd. S.)

23-24 September 2017: Franklin, New Jersey

61st Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

New location: Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor


7 October 2017: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

69th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

13-15 October 2017: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

37th Annual Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

Washington County Fairplex (873 NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro)

13-15 October 2017: Warren, Michigan (Detroit area)

73rd Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Organized by: Michigan Mineralogical Society

Theme: The Dark Side

Macomb Community College Expo Center, South Campus (14500 East 12 Mile Road)


4-5 November 2017: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2017: 48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D (100 Station Avenue, Oaks)

Theme: Agates Everywhere

4-5 November 2017: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

58th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

4-5 November 2017: Greenwich, Connecticut

29th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

17-19 November 2017: Columbia, South Carolina

50th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

18-19 November 2017: West Palm Beach, Florida

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

18-19 November 2017: Fairfax, Virginia

26th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University